After the trauma that Karan Johar has gone through in filming Elvis Presley's track 'Jailhouse Rock' in his production We Are Family, the producer has vowed to never again touch an international number or film.
Earlier Karan had obtained the rights of the song 'Pretty Woman' for Kal Ha No Ho fairly easily. This time too getting the original copyright holders of 'Jailhouse Rock' to say yes was easy enough. The nightmare began later.
Apparently, just days before filming the official contract arrived from the US. To their horror, producer Karan Johar and director Siddharth Malhotra discovered that they were not allowed to use any image, visual, dance step or even the words associated with the original Elvis song!
At that late juncture everything from the dance steps, to the set to the lyrics had to be changed.
Says Siddharth with a shudder, "The contract arrived just days before shooting. We got to know that we couldn't use anything to do with Elvis. We had everything ready, the set, the costumes, the songs and words
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